Sewing workshop to gain confidence in sewing techniques to produce a Scatter Cushion, to add comfort and colour to your interiors.



Time: 9:30am - 4:00pm

Venue: Bristol Upholstery Collective Training Centre - 186 Wells Road BS42AL

Course Fee: £80 inc. zip, piping & 'practice' upholstery fabric if necessary.

This 1 day workshop will teach you the tricks to machine sew a Scatter cushion, with a zip and piping decoration if desired.

You'll need:

- a domestic sewing machine
- fabric (approx 1m)
- matching thread (strong)
- scissors and pins


  • Understand how and why sewing machines work

  • Learn how to thread up and correct tension

  • Get a feel for what they like and don’t like - Complete our fun sewing exercise!

  • Know what to do when it makes a strange sound and stops working.

  • Practice making Single and Double piping

  • Sew around corners

  • Sew in a zip

  • Take Home a Scatter cushion that you have successfully sewn.

Sewing Skills Workshop - Sunday 11th July 2021